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Uzumaki. Spiral into horror
Other title(s):
Spiral into horror


San Francisco, CA : Viz Communications, [2002]
Physical Description:
3 volumes : chiefly illustrations (some color) ; 21 cm.
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General Note:
Originally published by Shogakukan, Inc., in Japan, ©1998. The artwork is generally printed in reverse from the original Japanese version.

"Volume 1 contains installments originally published in Volume 5 No. 2 through Volume 5 No. 7. Volume 2 contains installments originally published in Pulp Volume 5 No. 8 through Volume 6. No. 1. Volume 3 contains installments originally published in Pulp Vol. 6 No. 2 through Volume 6 No. 8 as well as an additional chapter published here for the first time in English." -- Title page verso
"Kurôzu-cho, a small fogbound town on the coast of Japan, is cursed. According to Shuichi Saito, the withdrawn boyfriend of teenager Kirie Goshima, their town is haunted not by a person or being but by a pattern: uzumaki, the spiral, the hypnotic secret shape of the world. It manifests itself in everything from seashells and whirlpools in water to the spiral marks on people's bodies, the insane obsessions of Shuichi's father and the voice from the cochlea in our inner ear. As the madness spreads, the inhabitants of Kurôzu-cho are pulled ever deeper into a whirlpool from which there is no return!" -- Amazon.com
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